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Dep. Dustin Richardson with the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office models his vest, equipped with flashlight, taser, radio and body camera.

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The cost to protect and serve: What it takes to properly outfit a law enforcement officer

How much does it cost for you to get dressed in the morning? $50? $100? For a law enforcement officer, it may cost between $4,000 and $5,000.